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Parents told to accept gender ideology or be refused adoption: Canada

source: http://www.christian.org.uk/news/parents-told-accept-gender-ideology-refused-adoption-canada/

Families in Ontario, Canada are being threatened by a proposed Bill which could be used to promote gender ideology in the home.

The “Supporting Children, Youth and Families Act” is being pushed through by Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne, who is herself in a same-sex marriage.

The Bill described as ‘totalitarian’ has been widely criticised since being put forward.

Gender ideology

Critics say that under the Bill parents who oppose gender ideology may be ruled out for adoption and fostering for not providing a home considered ‘in the best interests of the child’.

This would encompass the notion that there are more than two sexes or that someone can be ‘trapped in the wrong body’.

Jeff Gunnarson, Vice President of Campaign Life Coalition, said: “The premise that banning traditionally principled Canadians from becoming parents is in the children’s best interests is a lie that must be exposed.”

He added: “This Liberal government is actually telling Canadians who don’t believe in the theory of gender identity or the gay lifestyle: ‘You are unfit to be parents. You are second class citizens who must be banned from adopting children.’”

State control

Gwen Landolt, Vice President of REAL Women of Canada, said the Bill is a reflection of the gender ideology of a Premier who “doesn’t think much of the family, who thinks the state should be in control of children, with her sex education”.

“It’s a reflection of her ideology, but not that of the rank and file parents”, she added.

The Bill also removes the religious faith in which the parents are raising the child as a consideration for child protection services.

Instead, it instructs parents to raise their children “in accordance with the child’s or young person’s creed, community identity and cultural identity”.